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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1929, Mason City, Iowa W m North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited for the Home AND MASON CITY VOL TXXV S1VE CE1NTS PER COPY DAILY TIMES H O M E EDITION CENTS PER COPYASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED TTTY TOW A TTTT f L IN J j 11 VV A II I I i A X TTTT TT on norv INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL OKOBOJI BOAT PILOT ARRESTED BACKER WANTS PAIR TO LAND BEFORE NIGHT Official Offers to Pay Pair for 500 Hours If Theyll Descend BCttETIN NEW July 30 The Curtlw Airplane and Mo tor company whJoh offered the St Louis endurance flyers tor every hour they stayed UD beyond the previous record de ckled today to pay them more money If they would como down now Frank H Riisiell vice prei Ident of the Curtlns company announced that he had Informed tho flyers that the prize money wonid be gladly paid on the ba ste of 800 hoars of completed flight If they would come down now When this announcement was made the tkne stood at ap proximately 414 hours ST LOUIS July 30 The mon oplane St Louis Robin passed Its 415th hour in the air at 217 p m CST At that hour the pilots Dale Red Jackson and Forest had made no response o time today as New Member of Farm Board LINCOLN Nebr July 30 Samuel R JIcKelvie former gover nor of Nebraska mentioned in some quarters as a possible addition to the personnel of the federal farm hoard vas called to Washington Sunday it was related this after noon by personal friends His visit there they said McKelvle had In formed them was In connection with tho farm board situation Busi ness associates here however were unadvised of his selection for the board U ft had been made they stated o drop a note an BwertagahptSer letter written u them by Major Robertson in which he had given them permission to land any time but had left the mat ter to their own judgment The message reacr Motor still running good See no reason to quit now We are shooting at the 500 hour mark Ship okay and so arc we A short time before theorder to land was taken aloft Jackson dropped a note to Phil Silverson aerial photographer at the field in which he said I hope we can stav up a month Maj C Ray Washall pilot of refueling plane took Major Robeu sons order to the flyers shortly after 9 a m He told newspaper t D u r that a further Major Robertson statement would be Would StiU Feed Them Joseph Mellon a representative of the Curtiss interests said They have done their stuff and wont to take ny chances with them What if they refuse to land a questioner asked Major Robertson will still feed them and send them fuel he replied The wives of the flyers altho stating they would he happy to sea their husbands on the ground again Indicated that they thot the flyers1 n Vii t i NOT SO HOT IS PREDICTION CITIES IN ThrtlOlrt 111IUUUI Expected Atlantic Seaboard Cooler DEDICATION LIBRARY MARKS GREENE JUBILEE Pioneer Day Address Is Given by Wade of Iowa City WEDNESDAY PROGRAM BULLETIN idly this Charles D 10 a concert on Main street by Bristow band 11 a parade of and civic Interest p concert on Main street by Bristow band p game Spen cer versus Albert Lea at Ram ker park 8 p concert by fismous Cedar Falls band al Perrin park p histori cal pageant opens GREENE July dedi cation this forenoon of the Laura A Mather Memorial Library build ing gift to the town by C M Math er a pioneer clay address by Judge Martin J Wade of Iowa City native of this locality and a base ball game between Greene and Doughflrty were high points of to days fiftieth anniversary celebra i jtion and homecoming here ambition to set a record at hours should be encouraged STILL GOING STRONG ST LOUIS July 30 their motor weakening but sti able to keep them aloft Dale Red Jackson and Forest OBrtae createc TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN 4 AUNT HEX By Robert Quillen observer predicted that the temperature would not go above degree At noon the tem pcrtujo ivhs 78 Heavy nins fell Inst nigln Lamoni and other southwest Iowa points with thunder slioxvers expected across the state late today Atlantic Cbirindn and Dav enport with temperatures of 02 were the hottest places in Iowa Monday official reports show By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OCAL weather prevailed In many sections of the United itates today which brot to sucn places temporary relief from the reneral heat wavt which has held from this country and Canada in its grip made more tnan a week Rainstorms along parts of the At antic seaboard the south Ohio val ey and the southwest late yester iay drove the mercury sharply downward from the high altitudes hat it had gained during the day Ninety wasthe general tempera ure thruout the United States yes erday with 98 at Baltimore and Oklahoma City highest Rainfall which was heaviest at New Orleans and unusually great at El Paso Texas started today off much cool er n thesefavored sections but the weather bureau forecast that the mercury would not stay down for long Metropolitan New York experi enced thundershowers last evening that lowered the temperature but after a alow start today the mer cury at 10 oclock had climbed to 80 three degrees under the mark for the same hour yesterday Not quite as warm today the country over the forecast read but this probably meant little to Ed monton AJberta where yesterday the mercury mounted to 108 de grees ere A recora breakingcrowd wasbh hand cforithe events of 500 QUARTET TO SING GREENE July ment was made by the enter tainment committee today that I no Rusty Hinge quartet of Ma son City would sing here Thurs day evening thru the courtesy of the GlobeGazette and as an prsssion of Mason Citys goo1 will The singers will arrive at oclock in the evening and sing from a downtown loca tion between then and 8 oclock when the tinal pageant festivities will open at Perrin park The quartet which combines vocal harmony with accordion violin and banjo novelties played a prominent part in the recent Al gona anniversary celebration and news of its coming here has been well received I dont know what she saw in Jim but I reckon Jove hid part of hig faults an her folks objectin hid the rest TOWN IS IN NO DANGER CLAIM an even larger assemblage was ex pected Tuesday night for the visit of the drum and bugle corps from Mason City and from Waterloo and for the community sing of olcllime songs at Perrin park under the di rection of the Apollo club with Mrs L H Davis serving as leader Carnival Companies Combine Giftords combined carnivals which put In appearance Monday did a large business Two compan ies have been combined for the visit here and their shows are proving to be a large factor in the success of Greenes jubilee In a hot game of baseball Mon day afternoon Greene won from Nashua by a score of 6 to 5 Base ball is playing an important role In the celebration In addition to the DoughertyGreene game at Ramker park today Spencer and Albert Lea are scheduled to clash Wednesday K TWOAEHELD IN STRANGLING Minnesota Girl Found Dead in Room of Eau Claire Factory Worker EAU CLAIRE Wis July 30 M With a cloth wound tightly around ler neck Agnes Anderaon 19 wno ciime here from Walker Minn two months ago was found strangled to death in a home here today Authorities said the girl who came here to be a housekeeper fur Paul Onstad 40 a factory worker was criminally assaulted Onslad and p youth who had been goinfj with the girl were held for qtiestion g Onstad told police that when he came home this morning from the factory where be worked nights his breakfast was not ready When the girl did not answer his calls he summoned a neighbor to enter the room and see what was the matter The girl almost nude was found on tho bed The room was In disor der A chair was overturned clothing was thrown about alarm clock on the floor stopped at a m and An had River Eating Its Way to Corning Mo at Rate of 20 Feet Daily WASHINGTON July 30 The chief otarmy engineers was M mcnojson observer at vised today by his Kansas City Wilson observatory hsre ice that the town of Corning Mo saici a Sgantio spot had been dls covered near the pmmfn nf afternoon and again on Thursday TURN TO PAGE o COLUMN 1 SPOT ON SUN Dr Nicholson Predjtts Seri ous on Earth PASADENA Cal July 30 Dr Seth M Nicholson observer at SOVIET DENIES PEACE MOVES Report of Imminent Confer ences Is Declared to Be Untrue BERLIN July 30 soviet Russian embassy here issued today an emphatic denial of a repcrt from Washington which stated Utat altho direct negotiations between the soviet ambassador and the nese minister here have not yet started indications are that they will soon begin The noviet embassy declared this report was as untrue as a previous report that RussoChfnese negotia ions regarding the Chinese eastern railway dispute are going on in the erman capital Corning threatened with destruc ion by encroachment of the Mis souri river was In no danger The stream is eating toward Corning at the rate of 5 to 20 feet a day To halt the river would cost mor han the value of the farm land en angered the Kansas City office aid adding that the electric trans mission line endangered was on wooden poles and easily could be re moved from UIB advancing waters covered near the equator the 3tjr The spot described as having 85 times the magnetic intensity of or dinary sun spots Dr Nicholson said was powerful enough to cause serious magnetic storms on the earth The scientist said the spot was 33000 miles long and 20000 miles wide and had an Intensity of 4000 gausses a unit by which physicists measure magnetic energy Tfje earths magnetic field has an inten sity o one half a gaui Hfenry Ford Is 66 Day Just Like Any Other DETROIT July 30 Tore turned 66 today However as ras as Mr Ford was concerned the birthday was much like any other day in his busy life An Inspection of property at Dearborn Including visits to the Ford farms and ex perimental laboratories and the Fordspn plant promised to be the order of the day Premier and Dawes Talk of Naval Cut r ONDON July 30 British Ll government believes tangible progress has been made toward ac cord to curtail world navies An official communique issued last evening at the Downing street olfice of Premier MacDonald said A further conference was held at 10 Downing street today between the prime minister and the first lord of the admiralty on the one hand and General Dawes and Mr Gibson on the other It is understood substantial prog ress wan made toward a naval agreement Tho conference of the American nbrtsiador the British premier Ambassador Gibson mid A V Alex ander first lord of the admiralty lasted more than an hour The com munique issued at itg end was the first to come from Downing street on the subject It was regarded as possible the vernier would talk with the Amor cans again before Thursday when ic will leave for a holiday at Lossle mouth his Scottish home While there was no disposition to aad to the wording of the communi que at either the American tion or British official circles it was believed possibly the inclusion of the admiralty chief in the conver sations yesterday meant the dis cussion had narrowed closer to the naval yardstick idea advanced by President Hoover as a basis for de termining naval parity Will Rogers BEVERLY HILLS July See by the papers that Mussolini was 46 years old Monday He dont want Italy to have any celeb ration says that they have too many holidays now I told you three years ago when I saw him that lie was the big gest man in public life Then everybody was predicting thct he wouldnt hold up I have nev er yet seen a thingthat he has done that was not based on common sense He has done more constructive things for his country since the war than auy hundred men in any other coun try He solved the farm relief problem the other day in one command Raise more grain and not so many grapes wine is all right But have some biscuits to go with it then you can tell the rest of the world what to do He is one wise wop Yours WILL ROGERS TRIO IS FACING SECOND DEGREE MURDER CHARGE Attorney Says Zipper Op erators Had Threatened to Get Thriller SPIRIT LAKE July 30 charging second degree murder were issued today by County Attor ney P K Welty against John Hartman operator of the Eagle Boat company his son Milo and Earl Yarnes pilot of the Zipper speed boat which collided Sunday night with the Miss Thriller causing a loss of nine lives AH three were involved in the on eration of the Zipper They were ar raigned here pleaded not guilty and were released on bonds of each SNOOKS ILLNESS DELAYING TRIAL No Bluff About It Says Attorney for Alleged Murderer COURTHOUSE COLUMBUS o July 30 physical condition of Dr James H Snook again today slowed up the already lagging pro cess of selecting a Jury iu his trial for the murder of Thcora Hix the 24 year old coed he has confessed he killed Dr Snook was suffering more se verely today than yesterday as the result of a spinal test made Satur day to assist in the determination i of his sanity Once he interrupted the examina tion of prospective jurors while no was taken to an anteroom for nicrlii cine to relieve a severe pain in back and the court extended regular midmorning recess to minutes in order to let him gc the sheriffs office where he re laxed from the strain of the court room John F Scidel one of the former Ohio state professors at torneys said that the natural reac tion from the spinal examination such as Dr Snook underwent may be expected to continue about a week adding that there is no blutf about it DonL believe that Dr Snook Is feigning this illness Scidel saifl for it is the real thing He is feel ing very badly today RIKERA ORDERS SPANISH FLYER TO QUIT SERVICE Major Franco Accused of Practices Derogatory to Spains Prestige MADRID July 30 Maj Ra mon Franco Spains premier aviator and transAtlantic air hero has been dismissed from the Span ish air service for offenses con sidered derogatory to Spains air prestige The dismissal was not the result so much of undertaking a trans oceanic flight recently in defiance purported CORRESPONDENT WANTED The GlobeGazette is in need of a live reliable news writer at Clarkfl villc If interested address the Managing Editor GREENE LIBRARY DEDICATED Prof G W W a 11 e r s of Iowa State Teachers col lege follow ing an invo cation by the rtev W K Fisher a pre sentation C M Mather donor of tho h u i I d I n g greetings from neigh boring librar ies by Ira W Jones of Clear flSf V lc McKinley circle of the G A K The children of Judge George Greene from whom the town got iU name wrc prccn too to attend greeting at he conclusion of the address hy tho Cellar Falls man An Intoresling lilt of Ihn librarys history Is presented In the detailed story In this issue concerning the government opposi tion as in u that flight in an Italian built plane and in nc c c p t Ing French weather re ports rather than those obtained by a Spanish observatory Both phaa cs of the re MAJOU R FRANCO cpnt attempt to reach New York from Alcazarcs airdrome Cartagena which ended in a forced landing near the Azores were dis tasteful to Gen Primo de Rivera Spanish premier who had counted on a flight achievement in which every entering element should be Spanish and none foreign The dictator had allowed to be constructed a huge four motored DorniorWal plane at Cadi of Spanish material and a Spanish variation of the Dornicr design The plane named the Numancia was made available to Major Franco and his three companions and it was supposed up to the last minute that they intended using it when they took off a month ago On the day prior to departure the nlane was given a test flight and developed some sort of motor trouble Major Franco on the suc ceeding morning took off in another IDornier plane which had been brot to Cartagena from Italy TwentvThree Miners Are Killed in Bias WALDENRURG Silesia July 30 Twentythree miners were killed and twelve seriously injured in an explosion last night in the Friedenhoffmmg mine near Neiclor hcrnsdorff The aiise of the explo sion has not been determined However It would be a great deal worse if some mon preached what thcv News Rivattry Is said to have existed between the Eagle Boat company and Frank Long and Jap Alexan der operators of the Miss Thriller Both boat lines have been atopned from further operation pending an investigation by state and cairatv officials County Attorney Wclty said charges of second degree murder were based on evidence of criminal negligence Tho Hartmans said have threatened to get the Thriller and tha collision between the two happened wtwn tha Thriller Yarnes the pilot at thi tiraeof tha crash was In of the bout for the first time Sunday Walty 381C1 A preliminary hearing will be held for them as soon OH the cor oners inquest Is completed this af Welty indicated that the nquest might take some tlms to complete Death List at Nine ARNOLDS PARK July 30 ff Selleving that the number of lead in tho boat collision on Lake Okoboji is set finally at nine Cor ner P G Grimm of Spirit Lake irepared to hold an inquest Into tha cause of tho crash today No formal ictlon to place the blame will ba alcen until that time ho said Workmen were unsuccessful this nornlng in trying to raise the eliat ered hull of the Miss Thriller ona the boats in the collision from he 90 foot bottom of Lake Okoboji While a possibility was consld red that the sunken wreckage might hold three more bodies Cor iner Grimm at noon expressed the lelief that all had been accounted 7 Others Accounted For ARNOLDS PARK July 30 The fate of three who Sunday ought thrills and relief from the heat today lay locked In the shat TURN TO PAGE 5 COLUMN ft IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy and somewhat unsettled Tuesday night and Wednesday probably local thundershowers In noutheagt and north central portions somewhat cooler in south wont portion Tuesday night and In northwest portion Wednesday LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock a m Tuesday Warmest Monday 02 Coolest in Night 59 At 8 A M Tuesday 75 After the heat wave apparentv had been broken Sunday the wind took a shift into the south and Mon days maximum was within 2 de grees of the seasons maximum ac cording to the GlobeGazette weather instruments The fact that the mercury rose from 59 in the eirly morning to 7fi at 8 oclock u m Tuesday constituted an augury of another warm day
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